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New Mexico State Takes Lancer Invite Title

The New Mexico State swimming and diving team dominated the Lancer Invitational in Riverside, Calif., racking up 1,683 points on its way to winning the meet.

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USOC Selects Salt Lake City to Back for 2030 Olympic Winter Games Bid

The United States Olympic Committee today selected Salt Lake City to represent the United States in a potential 2030 bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

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2018 USA Diving Winter Trials: What to Watch For

USA Diving will return to the campus of Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta December 16 at the McAuley Aquatic Center for the 2018 USA Diving Winter Trials, which will run through December 21.

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Kenyon’s Julia Wilson Named as NCAA Today Top 10 Honoree

In January, 10 exceptional former student-athletes, including recent Kenyon College graduate Julia Wilson (Bethesda, MD/Sidwell Friends), will be honored as the 2019 Today’s Top 10 Award winners at the NCAA Convention.

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IOC Announces New Roles in Management Structure

The IOC is adapting its management structure. After 26 years as Director of NOC Relations and of Olympic Solidarity, Pere Miró will henceforth focus exclusively on his role as Deputy Director General for Relations with the Olympic Movement.

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The Legacy of Marist Coach Larry VanWagner

Marist swimming & diving’s head coach Larry VanWagner, now in his 43rd season with the program, has taken the team from a club level, to a perennial Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference contender including 400 career dual wins.

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ISL London Summit: 11 Olympic and 18 World Champions To Discuss Swimmers’ Association

Less than five days after swimming stars Katinka Hosszu, Michael Andrew, and Tom Shields filed a proposed class action lawsuit against FINA for violating U.S. antitrust laws, the International Swimming League (ISL) announces a two-day summit in London December 18-19.

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WashU Announces Upgrades to Millstone Pool

Director of Athletics Anthony J. Azama has announced Washington University in St. Louis has partnered with Nevco and Swiss Timing to bring a state-of-the-art video board, LED scoreboard and timing system to Millstone Pool, home of the WashU men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams.

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Nunawading Wins Victoria’s Age Championship

Nunawading was crowned Optus 2019 Victorian Age Championships title winner on Tuesday night.

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Olympian Sam Dorman Retires from Competitive Diving

2016 Silver Olympic medalist Sam Dorman (Tempe, Ariz./Miami, Fla.) wrote a letter to his fans and the USA Diving community Wednesday announcing his retirement from competitive diving after a five-year career on the National Team.

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FINA Athletes Committee Meets in Hangzhou

The FINA Athletes Committee met in Hangzhou over the past two days, alongside the 14th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), and discussed plans to further develop all aquatics disciplines while making sure that athlete voices are heard within FINA’s decision-making processes.

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Oregon Club Organizes Fundraiser for Wildfire-Affected California Club

Coach Nate McKay and high school swimmer Jake Owings of McMinnville Oregon’s swim club are organizing a fundraiser to benefit the Paradise Piranhas, whose practice facility was devastated in the recent wildfires.

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USA Synchro Announces 2019 Junior National Squad

USA Synchro has announced the athletes named to the 2019U.S. Junior National Synchronized Swimming Squad.

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IOC Takes Leadership Role in UN Sports for Climate Action Initiative

As world leaders at the UN Climate Change Summit in Poland (COP24) prepare to implement the Paris Agreement to limit the rise of global temperatures to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has taken on a leadership role in the new UN Sports for Climate Action Initiative.

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Niemann Finishes as Top U.S. Woman in Pan-American Modern Pentathlon

University of Denver senior women’s swimmer Avery Niemann (Oklahoma City, Okla.) competed earlier this month at the 2018 Pan-American Modern Pentathlon Championships, finishing 14th in the event, the top finishing American woman in the test event for the 2019 American Games in Lima, Peru.

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